ABEL PARKER UPSHUR


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
241780
Ship Yard
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Beam
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Mast Height
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Net Tons
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Gross Tons
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Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Scrapped


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Abel Parker Upshur (1791-1844). Abel Parker Upshur was a lawyer, judge, and politician from Virginia. Upshur served as U.S. Secretary of the Navy from 1841-1843, and U.S. Secretary of State from 1843-1844.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Abel Parker Upshur at this time.

Photo Captions

1.) Abel Parker Upshur at anchor, view of port side.  January 4, 1943.  U.S. Coast Guard Photograph.

Mission
Mission Name
World War II
Economic Cooperation Administration
Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 7/14/1942

Delivered to WSA by builders under General Agency Agreement (GAA).
Event: Disposition
Date: 5/24/1966

Acquired by Horton Industries, Inc. as scrap
Event: Withdrawl
Date: 5/24/1966


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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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